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The two longest rivers in the world are the Nile and the Amazon. Together, they are 8145 miles, with the Amazon being 145 miles shorter than the Nile. Find the length of each river.

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    Let x = the Amazon

    x + x + 145 = 8145

    2x = 8,000

    x = 4,000

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    la=ln-145
    la+ln=8145

    ln-145+ln=8145
    2*ln=8290
    ln=...

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